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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, june 6th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." hillary clinton overwhelms bernie sanders in two weekend primaries and is now on the cusp of winning the democratic presidential nomination. tropical storm colin bears down on florida's gulf coast. with heavy rain and the possibility of dangerous flooding. and muhammad ali is remembered at an interfaith memorial service in his hometown of louisville. good morning from the studio 57 noo
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i'm anne-marie green. hillary clinton starts the week with a win in puerto rico's primary putting her within a rare of the delegates that -- within a hair of the delegates that she needs to be the democratic nominee. she needs less than 30 delegates. coming up, delegate-rich california where the latest battleground tracker shows clinton neck and neck with bernie sanders. as danielle nottingham reports, clinton may not even need a win there. >> reporter: hillary clinton says she's confident she'll clinch the democratic nomination this week. >> after tuesday, i'm going to do everything i can to reach out to try to unify the democratic party, and i expect senator sanders to do the same. >> reporter: clinton campaigned hard in california where she's in a dead heat with bernie sanders. the vermont senator also blitzed the state visiting west hollywood and taking a spin on a carousel with his grandchildren at the santa monica pier. >> if i am not the nominee, and
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the nominee, it is secretary clinton's job to explain to those people why she should be, why she should get their support. >> reporter: six states are voting in primaries on tuesday. even though california could go to sanders, clinton may not need to win here. >> she will almost certainly clinch the nomination before the polls close in california. >> reporter: as clinton edges closer to facing donald trump in november, the presumptive republican nominee is getting heat for highlighting the mexican heritage of the federal judge presiding over a lawsuit against trump university. >> he's a member of a club or society very strongly pro-mexico which is all fine. i say he's got bias. i want to build a wall. >> reporter: clinton called the remarks dangerous and not normal politics. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. the third named tropical storm system of the six-day-old hurricane season is expected to make landfall in northwest florida as early as
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tropical storm colin is gaining strength in the gulf of mexico as it heads toward the florida coast. right now tropical storm warnings stretch from western florida to coastal georgia. strong winds are already whipping florida's northwest coast, blowing around palm trees and whipping up the surf. in st. petersburg, people filled sandbags to protect their homes from the coming storm. colin right now has sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. it's expected to bring as much as eight inches of rain to northern florida, eastern georgia, and the carolinas through tomorrow. muhammad ali's family will hold a private service on thursday, a day before his funeral. a plane with the casket carrying the body of the former heavyweight champ arrived yesterday in his hometown of louisville, then taken by hearse to a funeral home. remembrances were held across the city this weekend. ♪
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spirit was felt inside the king solomon missionary baptist church this morning. before converting to the islamic faith, ali first learned what it means to have faith here. ♪ >> reporter: his brother attended the church today and was overcome with emotion. ♪ after the service, he said he's looking forward to friday. >> love, love having muhammad's muhammadry. loving this. >> reporter: since ali's death, crowds have been coming to the muhammad ali center to reflect on memories of the champ. how did you become friends? >> we became friends, we wind up practicing, training together -- >> reporter: boxing together? ali's friend victor mender met ali when they were 13. >> she was quiet -- >> reporter: it wasn't until the
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>> reporter: having visited ali several times in recent years, bender says he thought his longtime friend would fight his way out of the hospital as he had done several times before. so how his wife doing? >> she's the backbone. she's a special woman, and she loves her husband. she wanted to be there every time anything -- his knees, what have you. she there was to make sure he had it. >> this was the day after he beat spinks -- >> reporter: former sports writer billy reid covered the three-time heavyweight champion for decades. he said he was concerned when he last saw oild in october at -- ali in october at a university of football game. >> i kissed his pald spot and said, "god bless you, champ." i don't know why i did it. i think probably now i was probably saying good-bye. >> reporter: he's obviously touched you. >> yes. more so than probably i knew. >> that was
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reporting. coming up on "cbs this morning," more on muhammad ali. we will hear from his daughter, laila. the wildfire in california is at least 80% contained. crews battled the 500-acre brush fire. it burned near calabasas and nearby topanga over the weekend. at the height of the fire, 3,000 homes were at risk. 5,000 residents were forced to flee. >> we had hundreds of spots, small fires that kept merging into a large fire. we had fires flaring up all around, in front of us, behind us, and on either side of us. >> one commercial building was destroyed, but no homes were damaged. a track failure is the likely cause of an oil train derailment in oregon. six tank cars ran off the tracks friday it 50 miles west of portland. four caught fire, but no one was hurt. a journalist for national public radio and his interpreter
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on asiemtd. david gilke, veteran photographer and videographer along with his translator, were killed when the army unit when the convey came under attack. npr said gilke had earned several prestigious awards for his work. the operation by iraqi forces in isis is coming under fire. yesterday a shiite militia leader said there's a lack of planning to capture the islamic state stronghold. charlie d'agata with an update. >> reporter: we returned from the southern outskirt of the city where we joined iraqi special forces, elite troops trained by the u.s. military and described by u.s. military officials here as the most competent fighting force in iraq. progress is slow but steady. maybe 500 yards a day. the closer they get to the city, they're facing stiff resistance in the way of
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an extensive network of roadside bombs and car bombs. iraqi commanders told us that air strikes by the u.s. and its allies are the single biggest game changer, responsible for 75% of the success on the battlefield. while there, we heard jets roaring overhead followed by two or three huge explosions. we were told pie iraqi commanders -- told by iraqi commanders they hit their targets. isis fighters held up in a building. as iraqi forces close in on fallujah, it's going to be more difficult to rely air strikes for closed air support out of concern for tens of thousands of civilians who remain trapped inside the city. iraq commanders told us it's impossible to know how long it's going to take for their forces to enter the city itself. when they do, that's when the real battle begins. urban combat, street-by-street fighting against an enemy that has dug in and held on to that
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charlie d'agata, cbs news, baghdad. there is good and bad news for the cavaliers in the nba finals. they are going home to cleveland, but golden state is following them. the warriors trounced the cavs by 33 points last night in oakland. the defending champs take a two games to none lead into game three on wednesday night. coming up on "the morning news," fighting back tears. we'll show you the army officer who's crowned the new miss usa. and the holiest month of the muslim calendar begins today. this is the "cbs morning news." see me. see me. don't stare at me. see me. see me. see me to know that psoriasis is just something that i have. i'm not contagious. see me to know that... ...i won't stop until i find what works. discover cosentyx, a different kind of medicine for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. proven to help the majority of people find clear or almost clear skin.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ a plan by rapper kanye west for a last-minute show in the wee hours of the morning led to violence in new york city. more than 4,000 people showed up at a club in manhattan that only holds 1,500. the show was canceled, and some cars were smashed. a crowd followed west's car as he left the east village. well, to some fans
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muhammad ali this bee swarm in his birthplace is no coincidence. about 15,000 gathered yesterday in a tree near the ali center in louisville. a mural nearby bears one of his greatest quotes, "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." the champ is fondly remembered and widely imitated at a new york city gym where boxers train. demarco morgan explains why. >> reporter: it was back in 1964 that a young fighter and olympic gold medalist named cassius clay trained at the gym in the bronx before his fight with sonny listen. he moved to this spot in brooklyn. as soon as you walk in, trainers, boxers alike will tell you the champ's presence can be felt here. ali's memorabilia and photos fill the walls. gleason's boxing gym is also where 134 other world champions have trained since its doors
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decided to work out at gleason's during his career. the gym's owner, bruce silverglade, was a friend of ali's. he said young boxsters ill want to -- boxers still want to win the champ's winning moves. >> he's an american icon. he changed the style. now kids are coming to the gym. they want to train like muhammad oimp they want to have his style. >> reporter: demarco morgan, cbs news, new york. authorities in california decided to give some eight-foot-long sharks a private swim. a two-mile stretch of shoreline in orange county was closed sunday when three sharks showed up. a swimmer was bitten a week ago at a beach about 15 miles to the south. an ohio prosecutor is expected to announce today whether he'll pursue charges against the family of a 3-year-old boy who got into a gorilla exhibit at the cincinnati zoo forcing the zoo to kill the animal to protect the boy. the mother, 32-year-old michelle gregg, can be heard on a
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call screaming that a gorilla was dragging her son through shallow water. and on this date 72 years ago, a 50-mile stretch of the french coast of the scene of history's biggest sea-born invasion. about 160,000 u.s. and allied troops landed in normandy to start driving the nazis out of western europe. by the time d-day ended, more than 9,000 had died. it's regarded as a major turning point in world war ii. a german woman jumped from a plane to honor queen elizabeth to prove that age is no barrier. she did a tandem skydive yesterday. and she landed with a big smile on her face. look at. that just like the queen, the spry woman turned 90 this year. coming up after your local news on "cbs morning news," remembering muhammad ali. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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storm collin. parts of florida are gearing up for torrential rain and high winds. good morning. we're off to a good start weather wise. tropical storm colin is moving out to the beach. not much of an impact for us. i'll show you the track coming up later. let's get you to today's forecast to kick off your monday. not too bad at all. temperatures are warm. still on the humid side. that's not going to be -- something to look forward to. not going to feel as muggy out there. temperatures are headed to the mid to upper 80s. it's going to be a warm one. tons of sunshine right through your lunch hour. we're into the upper 70s, low 80s by your lunch hour. as we head through the afternoon, mid to upper 80s. we'll see a few clouds work their way in but generally dry. anyone sees a stray shower, could be up through the maryland panhandle. count on a dry someday. it's going to be warm, well above average. looking at temperatures into
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southwesterly winds go through your next chance of showers. off to a great start this morning. no issues around town. we are doing well, especially around the beltway. fairly quiet. inside the capital beltway all is free and clear of problems. friends along the i-66 corridor of the freeway, toll road, you're good to go in both directions. taking a closer look inside the capital beltway again. traveling northbound over the 14th street bridge. free and clear there. roosevelt bridge. also free and clear of issues as well. big story, metro. it's going to be slow. we'll get you around it. that's coming up shortly. back over to you. >> thank you. breaking news overnight. police are investigating an accident on the tracks in laurel, maryland. a man was struck and killed by a train near lafayette just before 1:00 this morning but
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so far. we will bring you an update as soon as we get more information. it looks like the power is back on now for most of montgomery county this morning. storms brought down a power line at brink road near white man road. the storm also damaged a pump controller for a local well there. there is no word on when that road is going to reopen though. muhammad ali's body is back in louisville, kentucky this morning. the champ will be laid to rest in his hometown friday. billy crystal and former president bill clinton will deliver eulogy friday afternoon that will be open to the public. it will also be streamed online. before the service, louisville will honor ali with a procession through the city. more than 50,000 people attended this weekend's washington convention center. the three day event is the biggest annual comic
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culture convention. it featured costume characters as well as panel discussions, celebrity guests and collectible toys and artwork. fans say awesome con was just that, awesome. >> everyone loves star wars. when they come over to our booth, always see grins. little kids and the big kids at heart. it's been a lot of fun. everyone is so excited and happy to see us. it's mutual. we love talking to people about what we do. the convention has brought people together. >> awesome. when my dad said we'll be here for three days. really inspiring. teaching us how to do all these amazing things. create your own costume. it was amazing. >> the first awesome con took place in 2013 and was an immediate success. >> giving someone the finger in
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meaning. in a competition the goal is to pull your opponent to your side of the table using your middle finger. see how they put their finger in the rubber band thing there. years ago men used to show their strength by doing this in the hopes of impressing women. >> that would win you over. [ laughter ] >> that's a quick look at what's going on this monday morning. >> glad you're here. the news at 4:30 starts right now. we've been telling you about it. now it's here. the what a commute for everyone trying to get around the region this morning. good morning and welcome to a muggy monday. >> eyes on the sk


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